Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85342-278782
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 22, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 15+
    • Starting Date: January 28, 2019
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Job Description:

Sigmatech, a fast growing Defense Contractor promotes growth strategies to foster a high-performing organization that focuses on customer satisfaction; recognizes the importance of employee contributions, professional growth, and fulfillment; and a continual commitment to ethics and integrity.

We are currently seeking an experienced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Engineer responsible for evaluation, testing, integration, analysis and rapid fielding of new and emerging UAS technologies. Responsible to monitor and advise the UAS program office of problems, trends and all issues affecting the future and fielded fleet of Gray Eagle, Hunter, Warrior Alpha, and Block 0 aircraft. Areas of responsibility include the aircraft, ground station, ground support equipment, systems updates due to obsolescence, support to field sites, support to OEM contractor sites for program reviews, system reviews, testing and evaluation along with establishing strong productive working relationships with stakeholders and team members. Knowledge of integrated product teams and ability to provide guidance and leadership per the Army program manager's direction is required. Familiarity of the following systems is desired: reciprocating propulsion, propellers, airframe, structures, landing gear, unmanned system command and control, software, radar, electrical optical/infrared payloads, weapons systems, special payloads, flight controls, system safety, mishap investigations and root cause and corrective action processes.

Experience and Skills:

Qualification include:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Physics required.

Aviation experience required. Unmanned Aircraft experience desired.

15+ years engineering experience required.

Candidate must possess strong communication skills; oral and written.

Candidate must possess a proven ability to develop and provide reports to management.

PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook skills required.

The ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required.

The successful candidate will be offered a strong compensation and benefits package.

Sigmatech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.